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Zephyr OS, a ‘Secure IoT RTOS,’ You Say?

Earlier this year, the Zephyr project was launched to a world justifiably skeptical of self-anointed “secure” technologies, jaded by the sloganeering of all things IoT, and seemingly saturated by the proliferation and fragmentation of no-size-fits-all microcontroller RTOS platforms. Given those...
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Container Image Signing

Red Hat engineers have been working to more securely distribute container images. In this post we look at where we’ve come from, where we need to go, and how we hope to get there. History When the Docker image specification was introduced it did not have a cryptographic verification model. The most...
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Companies with stakes in the container landscape adopt different approaches toward security. This article looks at how organizations can adapt their approach to keep pace with the rapid evolution of containers.

Fix Bugs, Go Fast, and Update: 3 Approaches to Container Security

Containers are becoming the central piece of the future of IT. Linux has had containers for ages, but they are still maturing as a technology to be used in production or mission-critical enterprise scenarios. With that, security is becoming a central theme around containers. There are many proposed...
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AT&T, Orange team up to Create Open SDN, NFV Standards

AT&T and Orange are joining hands in a new agreement to collaborate on new open source activities related to SDN and NFV, aiming at developing new standards carriers can follow as they implement virtualization in their networks.   Set on achieving three goals -- simplify technological...
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Why Leading DevOps May Get You a Promotion

Does leading or engaging in DevOps a career booster?  Gene Kim, author of The Phoenix Project and leading DevOps proponent, seems to think so. In a recent interview with TechBeacon's Mike Perrow, Kim notes that of "the nearly 100 speakers at DevOps Enterprise Summits over the last two years, about...
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EFF Sues US Government, Saying Copyright Rules on DRM Are Unconstitutional

Since the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) became law in 1998, it has been a federal crime to copy a DVD or do anything else that subverts digital copy-protection schemes. Soon, government lawyers will have to show up in court to defend those rules. Yesterday, the Electronic Frontier...
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Cloud Vendors, The Great Disruptors, Face Disruption From Blockchain

Over the past seven years or so, an emerging generation of cloud companies turned the tech industry on its head. Now, these cloud companies face their own disruption — courtesy of blockchain technology. Unless these providers develop offerings that leverage blockchain, they may see a new generation...
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Stack Overflow Reimagines Documentation

Stack Overflow is bringing gamification to the sometimes dreary labor of software documentation. On Thursday, the company launched Documentation, a new service that aims to document the workings of every software program not behind corporate firewalls. Since its launch in 2008, Stack Overflow has...
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Open Source is growing fast and many factors are driving the increased number of jobs.

Graduates: How to Get Your Dream Open Source Job

The excitement that comes with a college degree is memorable – not only because of the joy of accomplishment, but because of the fear of the unknown. In the open source community, job hunting is its own unique experience. There is great optimism and opportunity in The Linux Foundation’s 2016 Open...
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Hack The World

As some of you will know, recently I have been consulting with HackerOne. hacktheworld-logo.png Used with permission I just wanted to share a new competition we launched yesterday called Hack The World. I think it could be interesting to those of you already hacking, but also...
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